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Marine Biology

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Blue Crabs

blue crab

   Common Name: Blue crab

   Species Name: Callinectes sapidus

   Distribution: Atlantic, Mediterranean, Japan 

   Habitat: shelf-estuarine, muddy and sandy bottoms



More about blue crabs: life cycles, commercial harvest, threats

    Food and Agriculture Blue Crab Species Fact Sheet 

    National Geographic

    Sea Science 

    Maryland Blue Crab